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Lousy revolutionaries: fiction, feminism, and failure in Ilene Segalove's The Riot Tapes (1984) (2019)
Journal Article
Bradnock, L. (2019). Lousy revolutionaries: fiction, feminism, and failure in Ilene Segalove's The Riot Tapes (1984). Oxford Art Journal, doi:10.1093/oxartj/kcy031

In 1970, Ilene Segalove was a student at the University of California, Santa Barbara, during a period of violent protests against the American Vietnam War. In 1984, as Ronald Reagan was elected to his second term as US President, Segalove made a vide... Read More

The Sherwood Foresters of 1916: memories and memorials (2018)
Journal Article
Moran, J., & Cullen, F. (2018). The Sherwood Foresters of 1916: memories and memorials. Irish Studies Review, 26(4), 436-454. doi:10.1080/09670882.2018.1514659

This paper examines the memorialisation of the Sherwood Foresters who fought during the Easter Rising of 1916 in Dublin. These men, from Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire in the English midlands, suffered the greatest casualties of the British regiments... Read More

Bite your tongue: Antonin Artaud and the Neo-Avant-Garde (2017)
Book Chapter
Bradnock, L. E. (2017). Bite your tongue: Antonin Artaud and the Neo-Avant-Garde. In K. Baum (Ed.), Delirious: art at the limits of reason 1950-1980Yale University Press

This exhibition catalogue essay examines the reception in the United States of the work of French dissident surrealist Antonin Artaud, and its impact on visual art practice during the post-war period. I argue that artists including Wallace Berman, Br... Read More

Representing the Irish emigrant: humour to pathos? (2017)
Journal Article
Cullen, F. (2017). Representing the Irish emigrant: humour to pathos?. Visual Culture in Britain, 18(2), doi:10.1080/14714787.2017.1328987

The nineteenth-century artist, Erskine Nicol (1825–1904) is well known for his anecdotal and humorous paintings of Irish themes. This article analyses one of his larger oils to show that on occasion he attempted a more serious representation of the r... Read More

"Emile Guimet's Network for Research and Collecting Asian Objects, ca.1877-1918" (2017)
Book Chapter
Chang, T. (in press). "Emile Guimet's Network for Research and Collecting Asian Objects, ca.1877-1918". In C. Howald, C. Guichard, & B. Savoy (Eds.), All the Beauty of the World. The Western Market for non-European ArtefactsDe Gruyter

This article examines the early history of the first national museum in France devoted to the arts and religions of Asia, the Musée Guimet, created in 1879. Through extensive archival research in unpublished sources it is revealed that the founder Em... Read More

Migrating objects: John Henry Foley and empire (2017)
Book Chapter
Cullen, F. (2017). Migrating objects: John Henry Foley and empire. In J. David, K. Wager, & M. Klemencic (Eds.), Artists and migration 1400-1850. Britain, Europe and beyondCambridge Scholars Press

This is a chapter in a book entitled, Artists and Migration 1400-1850. Britain, Europe and beyond, edited by Kathrin Wagner, Jessica David and Matej Klemencic, published by Cambridge Scholars Press in 2017. The collection came out of a conference in... Read More

Crowdsourcing avant la lettre: Henri Cordier and French Sinology, ca. 1875-1925 (2016)
Journal Article
Chang, T. (2016). Crowdsourcing avant la lettre: Henri Cordier and French Sinology, ca. 1875-1925. Esprit Créateur, 56(3), doi:10.1353/esp.2016.0028

This article argues that the French sinologist Henri Cordier (1849-1926) used his private correspondence with a vast international network of diplomats, administrators, missionaries, writers and scholars of every field of Asian studies between the 18... Read More

Parliament as theatre: Francis Wheatley's The Irish House of Commons revisited (2016)
Book Chapter
Cullen, F. (2016). Parliament as theatre: Francis Wheatley's The Irish House of Commons revisited. In R. Kenny, J. Fenlon, C. Pegum, & B. Rooney (Eds.), Irish Fine Art in the Early Modern Period: New Perspectives on Artistic Practice, 1620-1820Irish Academic Press

Examination of a painting produced in Dublin in 1780 of the interior of the Irish House of Commons. Explores the format of the painting and its failure as a large scale work of contemporary history. Concludes that contents of picture is a political a... Read More

Unreliable witness: the flaneur as artist and spectator of art in 19th-century Paris (2016)
Journal Article
Wrigley, R. (in press). Unreliable witness: the flaneur as artist and spectator of art in 19th-century Paris. Oxford Art Journal, 39(2), 267-284. doi:10.1093/oxartj/kcw012

The article shows that the well-established association of the flaneur with art, artists is mistaken by reviewing the major primary source texts. It offers an alternative reading of the invention of the flaneur, arguing that it is rooted in early 19... Read More

Paris, Japan and modernity: a vexed ratio (2016)
Book Chapter
Chang, T. (2016). Paris, Japan and modernity: a vexed ratio. In A. Dombrowski, & H. Clayson (Eds.), Is Paris still the capital of the nineteenth century? Essays on art and modernity, 1850-1900Routledge

'Criticism at the frontier: Lawrence Alloway at the Movies' (2015)
Book Chapter
Bradnock, L. (2015). 'Criticism at the frontier: Lawrence Alloway at the Movies'. In C. J. Martin, L. Bradnock, & R. Peabody (Eds.), Lawrence Alloway: critic and curatorGetty Research Institute

This essay examines the role of film viewing and film criticism in the early intellectual formation of the British art critic and curator Lawrence Alloway. Drawing on archival material from the Alloway Papers at the Getty Research Institue, including... Read More

Walter Hopps's Los Angeles pastoral (2012)
Journal Article
Bradnock, L. E. (2012). Walter Hopps's Los Angeles pastoral. Art Journal, 71(1), doi:10.1080/00043249.2012.10791085

An intriguing tale crops up in oral history interviews conducted with Los Angeles artists and curators of the 1950s. Recounted by the curator Walter Hopps, the artist Craig Kauffman, and the gallerist Jim Newman, it concerns a Midwestern farmer, who,... Read More

French sinology and Gustave Caillebotte’s Portrait of Henri Cordier, 1883
Conference Proceeding
Chang, T. (in press). French sinology and Gustave Caillebotte’s Portrait of Henri Cordier, 1883

This presentation examines the competing and sometimes conflicting demands encountered in the study of portraiture and biography. Once revised, the paper will become an article that will make an original contribution to art history in empirical and c... Read More

In focus Eleanor Antin, Blood of a poet box, 1965-68
Journal Article
Bradnock, L. E. (in press). In focus Eleanor Antin, Blood of a poet box, 1965-68. Manuscript submitted for publication

Eleanor Antin (born 1935) is widely regarded as a pioneer in the fields of conceptual, feminist, and performance art. Blood of a Poet Box (L02859) is considered by the artist to have been her first major conceptual work. This multi-chapter project is... Read More